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Issue 66, May 2020

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Special Section: The Conventions and Regulation of Book Culture

Millicent Weber and Alexandra Dane
Introduction

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Brigid Magner and Tracy O’Shaughnessy
Monstering the Midlist: Implications for Author Income and Publishing Sustainability

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Emmett Stinson
Short Story Collections, Cultural Value, and the Australian Market for Books

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Caylee Tierney
An Intricate Web: Unweaving Strands of Convention in Children’s Fantasy Series by Australians

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Mark Davis
Five Processes in the Platformisation of Cultural Production: Amazon and its Publishing Ecosystem

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Katherine Day
Fair’s Fair (Except When It Isn’t): The Effectiveness of Fair Dealing in the Australian Publishing Industry

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Alexandra Dane
Eligibility, Access and the Laws of Literary Prizes

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Forum: Cryptocurrency and the Intelligence of the Humanities

Monique Rooney
Introduction: Morphing Crypt

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Catherine Malabou
Cryptocurrencies: Anarchist Turn or Strengthening of Surveillance Capitalism? From Bitcoin to Libra

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Justin Clemens
In the State of Nature Nothing Will Be Lost

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Fiona Allon
In the Name of the System

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Julian Murphet
block/supply/chain

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Timothy Erik Ström
Abstracting Money: Cryptocurrencies, Cybernetics and Contradictions

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David Blaazer
Bitcoin in the Longue Durée: Money, the State and Cryptocurrency

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Mary Mellor
Bitcoin and the Myths of Neoliberalism

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Benjamin Noys
Stable Dematerialisations: The Dialectics of Bitcoin

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Jonathan Beller
Economic Media: Crypto and The Myth of Total Liquidity

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Todd Mei
Cryptocurrency: Kneeling Before Speculation

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Ellie Rennie
The Challenges of Distributed Administrative Systems

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Melissa Hardie
Epistemology of a Pleat: Blockchain, Feminism, Charlie’s Angels

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Book Reviews

 

Michelle Arrow
Review of Gender Violence in Australia: Historical Perspectives, edited by Alana Piper and Ana Stevenson

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David Blaazer
Review of Money: Myths Truths and Alternatives, by Mary Mellor, and Digital Cash: The Unknown History of the Anarchists, Utopians, and Technologists who Built Cryptocurrency, by Finn Brunton

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Benjamin Kahan
Review of Categorically Famous: Literary Celebrity and Sexual Liberation in 1960s America, by Guy Davidson

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Benjamin Nickl
Review of Indigenous Transnationalism: Alexis Wright’s Carpentaria, edited by Lynda Ng

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Gillian Russell
Review of The Good University: What Universities Actually Do and Why it’s Time for Radical Change, by Raewyn Connell

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